Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)

Impact ID2521
Impact TypeAquaculture/Agriculture
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionBlack Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) were more effective at controlling snails (ie. yellow grub (Clinostemum margaritum) host) in ponds than Redeared Sunfish (Lepomis microlophus) and Blue Catfish (Ictalurus furcatus).
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/24/2024].

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